Alaska Sleep Education Center

Mouth Breathing Puts You at Risk of a Viral Infection

Posted by Dr. Mauricio Reinoso, ASC Medical Director on Jun 8, 2020 12:35:42 PM

In his classic book, Shut Your Mouth and Save Your Life (1870), American painter George Catlin described a correlation between pre-civil war Native Americans who were mouth breathers and various chronic illnesses. In a 30 year span (1830 to 1860), he visited over 150 Native tribes in North, Central, and South America. 

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Topics: Snoring, covid-19

How Lack of Sleep Can Ruin Your Marriage

Posted by Nancy Patron on Apr 30, 2020 8:19:00 AM

Sleep is an important part of our lives. It is very important to understand how this affects our mood because bad sleep negatively affects our relationship. This article will tell you how to avoid unnecessary problems.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, sleep disorders, Snoring, couples, marriage

Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Prevalence, Causes, and Symptoms

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Mar 17, 2020 7:15:00 AM

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Do you find yourself waking often in the middle of the night gasping for breath? Are you chronically tired during the day and often fight to stay awake? Or has your partner told you that you snore loudly every night and often stop breathing in your sleep? At The Alaska Sleep Clinic we receive questions like these all the time. And like our patients, if you've answered yes to any of these questions, you could possibly be suffering from a medical condition known as Obstructive Sleep Apnea(OSA).

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Topics: sleep apnea, obstructive sleep apnea, CPAP, Snoring

How to Deal with Your Partner's Snoring.

Posted by Paisley Hansen on Feb 28, 2020 2:17:00 AM

Do you snore?

While you may not have first-hand experience with your snoring (after all, you asleep), if your partner snores, you know just how annoying that can be. In many cases, it can lead to cases of sleep deprivation or even relationship problems down the road.

The good news is, there are some things you can do to help your partner and help yourself, ensuring you both get a good night’s sleep.

What Type of Snorer Are They?

Did you know that approximately 45% of adults snore occasionally? If your partner is in this group, you may be tempted to sleep on the sofa or have begun sleeping with ear plugs; however, there are some methods you can use to help them overcome this problem, which will benefit both of you.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, Snoring, marriage, sleep apnea dangers

90 Million Americans Will Be Snoring This Valentines Day

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Feb 13, 2020 10:48:12 AM

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, sleep apnea, Snoring, marriage

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